Tag Archives: Lori Lightfoot

Chicago media criticized for looting, vandalism coverage

Chicago’s news media under fire for coverage of African-American communities Even though a Tribune article published Friday fell short in describing the tense relationship between the local news [..]

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Chicagoans stunned by a new round of looting, vandalism (updated)

Local stations right in the thick of it [Editor’s Note: This is a new version of a story posted earlier Monday.] Just like on Survivor when an unsuspecting [..]

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Chicago “City So Real” documentary heads to NatGeo

Sundance favorite on 2019 Chicago Mayoral race to be featured Six years after CNN’s inane Chicagoland documentary premiered and turned out to be a colossal flop, another made-in-Chicago [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Fox News: Chicago is our kind of town…for crime

Chicago crime grabs more airtime than Covid-19 pandemic as the city continues to grab global headlines for gun violence¬† You’d think in a middle of a national health [..]

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John Kass, other opinion columnists shifted to “back pages” of Chicago Tribune

In response to complaints from readers and even reporters and employees from the paper he works for, the Chicago Tribune has decided to shift John Kass’ column into [..]

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Rewinding 2019 in media

  Disney Plus made the biggest splash of the year 2019 saw the end of several institutions, big media battles, and disappointing sports teams. Let’s start with the [..]

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Networks drop E-Cig advertising as anti-vaping fever heats up

Local TV stations already shunning ads; Juul halts all advertising¬† (Editor’s Note: This story was originally published on September 22 and has been updated.) With complaints from viewers [..]

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Lori Lightfoot to address city’s financial issues in prime-time address

Local stations to carry speech In what has to be a first in recent memory, a sitting Chicago Mayor will address the city’s financial problems in a prime-time [..]

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Indianapolis TV station sale makes history

First African-American owner in Indianapolis media; buys Nexstar stations A week after Lori Lightfoot made political history as being the first African-American woman and the first openly gay [..]

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Lori Lightfoot becomes Chicago’s next Mayor

Although Chicago TV viewers skipped out on election coverage, history was made Tuesday night After numerous debates (too many in this person’s opinion), and enough rhetoric to keep [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: Televised mayoral “forums” a disservice to voters

In a joke of an mayoral election, the local stations are treating it like one I’m wondering where I can go to buy a T-shirt for the Preckwinkle/Lightfoot [..]

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ABC 7, WGN-TV win on election night

Election, R. Kelly, Jussie Smollett stories drive viewers to local stations in February; Super Bowl and Oscars also do their part After Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced he [..]

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